Editors' Blog

White House to Twitter town hall

The White House will host the first ever "Twitter town hall" Wednesday July 6th on the economy and the President's plan to create jobs.

[Update] Right-wing bringing racism back

In a recent article titled "What Too Few Progressives are Prepared to Discuss," Bill Fletcher convincingly argued that a "white nationalist" right-wing populism lies at the heart of the Republican Party's electoral strategy.

Musings from a Communist Nerd: Sarah Palin is a Jedi Mind Trick

"Who's the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?"―Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars: A New Hope

Blog Soviets

Having been excluded in various small but cumulative ways from the academy (after about 15 years labor in it as a contracted lecturer), I find myself in the position where I distrust and cannot always afford to buy books in my fields of interest, and also have restricted access to library resources.

New York Times Article on Obama Out of Line

An article in the today's NYT (6-22-10) crosses the line between reporting and Glen Beck style defamation against President Obama.